Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School would like to congratulate Grace Barlett, who is one of 62,000 students from across the country to earn academic honors from the College Board’s National Recognition Programs! These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, which helps them stand out during the admissions process.
The daughter of Earl and Erin Barlett of Parker, Barlett is a junior at Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School. Currently serving as the President of the Class of 2024 and a student school board representative, she is a member of National Honor Society and is the President of the Allegheny-Clarion Valley GIVE Club. Additionally, Barlett is a member of the varsity girls’ basketball team and is also active in the community with her participation in the Rising Stars AAU Basketball Program, the Emlenton Echoes 4-H Program, and independent microbiology research programs. Her future plans are to pursue an advanced degree in microbiology and one day become an accomplished biomedical researcher.
Eligible students who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher; have excelled on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10 or earned a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP Exams; are African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous; and/or attend school in a rural area or small town are invited to apply for this honor during their sophomore or junior year. Students are then awarded these academic honors at the beginning of the next school year. Grace Barlett received the National Rural and Small Town Award.